Classic Rock Almanac

Benmont Tench

Classic Rock Almanac September 7, 2019

Benmont Tench was born today in 1954.
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Roger Waters

Classic Rock Almanac September 6, 2019

Roger Waters was born today in 1943.
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Freddie Mercury

Classic Rock Almanac September 5, 2019

The late Freddie Mercury was born today in 1946.
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Blue Oyster Cult

Classic Rock Almanac September 4, 2019

In 1976 Blue Oyster Cult's biggest hit, "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", cracks the Billboard Top 40 on its way to #12.
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Walter Becker

Classic Rock Almanac September 3, 2019

In 2017 Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, passed away at the age of 67
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Classic Rock Almanac September 2, 2019

In 1995 the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland, Ohio, with Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Booker T and the MGs, Little Richard, The Allman Brothers, Boz Scaggs, James Brown and Martha Reeves making contributions.
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Wings, the pop group formed by ex-Beatle, Paul McCartney are in Liverpool. They are L-R: Denny Laine, Steve Holly, Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney (1941 - 1998), and Laurence Juber.

Classic Rock Almanac September 1, 2019

In 1973 Paul and Linda McCartney, along with Denny Laine begin recording tracks for Wings' upcoming album "Band On The Run" at EMI studios in Lagos, Scotland.
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Van Morrison

Classic Rock Almanac August 31, 2019

Van Morrison was born today in 1945.
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Ringo Starr

Classic Rock Almanac August 30, 2019

In 2016, the 2017 edition of Guinness World Records said that Ringo Starr's copy of "The White Album" was officially the most expensive LP ever sold at auction.
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Brian Epstein

Classic Rock Almanac August 29, 2019

ANNIVERSARIES 1959-The Quarrymen perform for about 300 teenagers at the opening of The Casbah Coffee Club, located in the basement of a family home owned by Pete Best's mother, Mona. The group consists of John, Paul, George and guitarist Ken Brown. Still without a drummer, the band shared one...
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